| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:21 AM
With little fanfare, the Aberdeen City Council passed its $14.08 million budget for the next fiscal year that calls for spending less than in this fiscal year and does not include a property tax rate or water and sewer rate increase.
As it passed the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Whether it’s building an addition or creating a nook outside to relax with family and friends, Lehigh Valley homeowners appear to be concentrating on transforming their properties with home additions, renovations and outdoor rooms.
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
If just the mention of the name Ed Asner puts the theme song from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" in your head, then the actor's longtime Studio City house will probably bring to mind his trademark character: lovable, flawed, curmudgeonly, fatherly editor Lou...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Today's Birthday (02/16/14). Your understanding of health grows this year, allowing for higher performance. Profit correlates to your integrity and fun levels. Play true to your heart. Clean house or do some remodeling this spring. Bring home a new...
| Feb 19, 2014
Home warranties, maintenance plans and service contracts have two things in common. One: You pay upfront to cover home repairs and services even if you never need them. Two: Many plans will pay for only part of the fix. Sound like a bad deal?
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Prime-time TV is going gray.
After decades chasing young viewers, the broadcast networks are starting to shift tactics — peppering their lineups with shows and actors who appeal to the growing audience of aging baby boomers.
"The Millers" on CBS...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Today's Birthday (02/06/14). Health and service provide context this year. Listen to emotions and intuition, with Mercury retrograde (today until 2/28). Plan, practice and prepare. March and April favor home improvements, while the solar eclipse (6/10)...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Kimberly Smith believed she was "in good hands" when she rented an East Baltimore rowhouse nearly 20 years ago that was part of a Kennedy Krieger Institute study of lead paint remediation techniques.
Kennedy Krieger takes care of children, Smith thought...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Home improvement projects can easily cost tens of thousands of dollars, which means the stakes are high if something goes wrong.
And things do. Maryland regulators received more than 4,400 complaints about home improvement contractors in the last...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Senior citizens in the northwest suburbs can now get low-cost handyman services through a new pilot program.
The Northwest Suburban Housing Collaborative launched the Senior Handyman Program at the end of May. Residents who are 65 years old and older...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:13 AM
If you’ve got the decorating bug, or a hankering for house upgrades, then the Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show this Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 1 is a must.
Before heading out to the Broward County Convention Center, here...